The FTC’s sketchy Skechers settlement

Columnist Debra Saunders quotes me on the Federal Trade Commission’s extraction of $40 million from a shoe maker for hyping its sneakers in its ads. As Saunders points out, we rely on Washington, D.C. for help on issues like this since if there’s anything the political class is earnestly opposed to, it’s overpromising. [San Francisco Chronicle]


  • Walter, you’re obviously drinking the wrong beer!

  • There’s a wrong beer?

  • Any beer with Bud or Light or Ultra or Low Carb in the name is wrong.